Case study

Nuovomondo

This is a 2006 drama based on a family’s migration from Italy to New York City at the beginning of the 20th century. The film, written and directed by Emanuele Crialese, opens on location in Sicily and concludes in the United States. Nuovomondo premiered at the 63rd Venice International, and it won six awards. Martin Scorsese introduced the film at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. It was financed in part by the MEDIA Program of the European Union.

Director:
Emanuele Crialese
Writer/s:
Emanuele Crialese
Cast:
Vincenzo Amato, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Isabella Ragonese, Filippo Pucillo, Aurora Quattrocchi
Producer/s:
Rai Cinema [IT], Respiro [FR], Memento Films Production [FR], Arte France Cinéma [FR], Titti Film [IT], Wild Bunch [FR] (in association with), Canal+ [FR] (participation), TPS Star [FR] (with the support of), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) [DE] (with the support of), Eurimages [FR] (with the support of), MEDIA Programme of the European Union [BE] (with the support of), Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC) [FR] (with the support of), Arte Cofinova [FR] (in association with), Cofimage 16 [FR] (with the support of), Soficinéma [FR] (with the support of), Banque Populaire Images 6 [FR] (with the support of), Sofica Europacorp [FR] (with the support of), Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (MiBAC) [IT] (with the support of)
Release date:
September 8, 2006
International releases:
Italy Sept 8, 2006 (Venice Film Festival) (premiere)
Canada Sept 13, 2006 (Toronto International Film Festival)
Italy Sept 22, 2006
Brazil Sept 30, 2006 (Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival)
France Sept 30, 2006 (Annecy Italian Film Festival)
United States Oct 3, 2006 (Cinema Italian Style)
France Oct 8, 2006 (Cinessonne Film Festival)
Spain Nov 9, 2006 (Seville Film Festival)
France Nov 12, 2006 (Arras Film Festival)
Russia Nov 24, 2006 (Venice in Moscow Film Festival)
Argentina Dec 1, 2006 (Buenos Aires) (premiere)
Morocco Dec 2, 2006 (Marrakech International Film Festival)
United States Jan 2007 (Palm Springs International Film Festival)
France Jan 27, 2007 (Angers Film Festival)
United States Jan 29, 2007 (Santa Barbara Film Festival)
Poland Feb 9, 2007
Sweden Mar 9, 2007
Argentina Mar 11, 2007 (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
France Mar 21, 2007
Denmark Mar 23, 2007
Belgium Mar 28, 2007
Japan Apr 28, 2007 (Festival del Cinema Italiano Tokyo)
United States May 2, 2007 (Tribeca Film Festival)
Mexico May 16, 2007 (Muestra Internacional de Cine)
Israel May 17, 2007
Netherlands May 24, 2007
United States May 25, 2007 (New York City, New York)
United States May 27, 2007 (Seattle International Film Festival)
Germany May 31, 2007
United States June 1, 2007 (Los Angeles, California)
Greece June 7, 2007 (limited)
Hungary June 7, 2007
Romania June 10, 2007 (Transilvania International Film Festival)
Spain June 15, 2007
United States June 15, 2007 (limited)
China June 22, 2007 (Shanghai International Film Festival)
United Kingdom June 29, 2007
Ireland June 29, 2007
Czech Republic Jul 1, 2007 (Karlovy Vary International Film Festival)
Armenia Jul 9, 2007 (Yerevan Golden Apricot Film Festival)
New Zealand Jul 15, 2007 (Auckland International Film Festival)
Finland Aug 17, 2007
Portugal Aug 30, 2007
Norway Oct 12, 2007
Mexico Nov 2, 2007
Brazil Dec 7, 2007
Indonesia Dec 12, 2007 (Jakarta International Film Festival)
Russia Jan 31, 2008 (limited)
France Oct 27, 2012 (Festival du Film Italien de Villerupt)
United Kingdom Sept 25, 2017 (Raindance Film Festival)
Distributors:
01 Distribution [IT] – (2006) Theatrical
Memento Films International [FR] – (2006) Theatrical
Wild Bunch [FR] – (2006) World-wide Theatrical
A-Film Distribution [NL] – (2007) Theatrical
Budapest Film [HU] – (2007) Theatrical
Camera Film [DK] – (2007) Theatrical
Cine Video y TV [MX] – (2007) Theatrical
Cinema Mondo [FI] – (2007) Theatrical
Eco Filmes/Prisvideo [PT] – (2007) Theatrical
Front Row Distributors [AE] – (2007) Theatrical
Imagem Filmes [BR] – (2007) Theatrical
Independenta Film [RO] – (2007) Theatrical
Memento Films [FR] – (2007) Theatrical
Miramax [US] – (2007) (subtitled) Theatrical
Monolith Plus [PL] – (2007) Theatrical
Optimum Releasing [GB] – (2007) Theatrical
Oro Film A/S [NO] – (2007) Theatrical
Prokino Filmverleih [DE] – (2007) Theatrical
Triangelfilm [SE] – (2007) Theatrical
01 Distribution [IT] – (2007) DVD
Front Row Filmed Entertainment [AE] – (2007) (Middle East) All media
Golem Distribución [ES] – (2007) All media
Pan Vision [SE] – (2007) DVD
A-Film Home Entertainment [NL] – (2007) DVD
Transeuropa Video Entertainment (TVE) [AR] – (2008) DVD
01 Distribution [IT] – (2008) (special edition) DVD
Primer Plano Film Group [AR] – (2008) Theatrical
CDI Films [AR] – (2008) Theatrical
BBC Four [GB] – (2009) TV
BBC Two [GB] – (2012) TV